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Wine is good for your health – especially with food

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered that wine is particularly good for your health if you drink it with food. It has previously not been quite understood why wine is good for you. Wine, in particular red wine, contains polyphenols, which are powerful antioxidants that can counteract cancer and heart disease. But […]

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Wine is like fish, but more fun

An American study has show that a moderate alcohol consumption has a similarly positive effect on the health as eating fish that is rich in omega 3 fats. The study compared wine drinkers with fish eaters and concluded that drinking wine in moderate quantities had the same beneficial effects as eating lots of fish. Just […]

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Expensive wine tastes better conclude scientists

Sounds perhaps self evident to you and me. A scientific study at the California Institute of Technology designed an experiment where the same wine was served to a tasting panel and sometimes they were told it was cheap and sometimes that it was an expensive wine. The same wine was considered much better when the […]

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German consumers buy wines according to taste

A survey of German consumer behaviour has shown that German consumers primarily buy wines according to taste and character (51.3%). Geographic origin was most important for 12% of the consumers, price for 9% and grape variety for 7%. Perhaps somewhat surprising results considering the reputation the German market has for being extremely price sensitive.  Wine […]

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